Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Weaver Popcorn Manufacturing, Inc. regarding its recent data breach. The Weaver Popcorn Manufacturing data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to over 6,100 individuals.
ABOUT WEAVER POPCORN MANUFACTURING:
Weaver Popcorn Manufacturing is a food manufacturing company specializing in popping corn, microwave popcorn, and ready-to-eat popcorn. As a producer of various popcorn products, Weaver Popcorn Manufacturing sells its popcorn to both private labels and national brands. Founded in 1928, Weaver Popcorn Manufacturing started as a small family business with hand-shucked corn delivered on horse-drawn wagons. Today, Weaver Popcorn Manufacturing has grown into the largest popcorn manufacturer in the world. Headquartered in Van Buren, Indiana, Weaver Popcorn Manufacturing employs over 400 individuals and has an annual revenue of approximately $150 million.
On July 7, 2022, Weaver Popcorn Manufacturing discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed. Through its investigation, Weaver Popcorn Manufacturing determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information between June 16 and July 7, 2022. On February 1, 2023, Weaver Popcorn Manufacturing began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Financial account numbers
If you received a breach notification letter from Weaver Popcorn Manufacturing:
We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or email@example.com.
If you were impacted by the Weaver Popcorn Manufacturing data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.
- Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
- Enroll in the free credit monitoring services provided by Weaver Popcorn Manufacturing;
- Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
- Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
- Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
- Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.